Apple has been apparently testing a new way in which users can sign into iCloud using Face ID and Touch ID on devices with the latest iOS 13. Users who have updated their iOS devices to iOS 13 can then sign into iCloud using Touch ID and Face ID. Many of you may be wondering about the problems which may crop up with this sign in method. Many users are majorly concerned about issues relating to extracting data and files from iCloud after this introduction of new sign in method. This article will help you in looking into all this in detail. Want to know if you can restore the data to your iOS device after this method of iCloud sign in gets introduced? This post will help you in extracting data from iCloud backup and the fixes of iCloud issues on new iOS 13 Beta.

Part 1: How to Backup and Restore Data with iCloud on iOS 13 Devices

iCloud is a cloud storage space where all the iOS device users can store all their data including music files, photos, videos and everything else. It is a very secure feature provided by Apple to all its device users which can not only be used to store data but can also help in finding your device if you lose it. Whenever there is any change to be made to the OS of your Apple device, you generally have to back up all the data to iCloud. With the introduction of iOS 13, prior to updating their devices, users should be creating a backup of all the data on iCloud. You can create a backup of all your files and data on iCloud by using the steps given below.

Backup with iCloud

Step 1: Ensure that your device is connected to a stable internet connection.

Step 2: From the main menu, tap on "Settings", select "iCloud" and then "Backup".

Step 3: Enable the iCloud backup option.

Step 4: Tap on "Back Up Now" after this.

Step 5: If you want to check the backup, from "Settings" navigate to "iCloud" and then tap on "Storage" and then on "Manage Storage".

enable icloud backup

The latest backup of all your files and data can be seen on the screen.

Restore with iCloud

Step 1: Turn on your device. You should see a Hello screen. If you already set up your device, you need to erase all of its content before you can use these steps to restore from your backup.

Step 2: Follow the onscreen setup steps until you reach the Apps & Data screen, then tap Restore from iCloud Backup.

Step 3: Now you should sign into iCloud with your Apple ID and choose the backup to start restore.

restore from icloud backup


Restore with iCloud really have many limitations. First of all, the whole process takes a long time. It can take days to recover photos, video or apps, and you need to ensure the Wi-Fi and power connection during the restore process. Once disconnected, you need to start the recovery process again. So, if you want to find a every easy way to restore data from iCloud backup, or even iTunes backup, then please go to Part 2 for more details.

However, there are few limitations of using iCloud to backup or restore the data on your iOS device, like the ones given below.

  • There has been some security issues relating to iCloud backup reported earlier.
  • Not all the files which are stored in your device can be backed up through iCloud, like the music files which have not been purchased on iTunes cannot be backed up on iCloud.
  • When the size of a file is large, the backup process through iCloud is very slow.
  • Only 5 GB of free storage for backup is provided on iCloud, if you need more, you would have to pay for it.
  • The process of iCloud backup and restore is pretty complicated.

Part 2: The Best iCloud Alternative for iOS 13 Back Up and Restore

Due to these limitations, you may want a perfect alternative for backing up your files. iMyFone iTransor is an excellent tool which has been specifically designed to make the backup and restore process on iOS devices easy and simple. This is a highly effective tool which is highly recommended to all the users who are looking for an alternative which can overcome the limitations posed by iCloud backup. The advantages of using iMyFone iTransor are given below:

  • Unlimited free space
  • One-click operation
  • Professional technology is unnecessary
  • Easily restore from iTunes or iMyFone backup
  • Backup all the data to computer/laptop to ensure the privacy and security
  • It supports the retrieval of data from old iTunes backup
  • It can easily restore data from iCloud backup
  • It can support more than 18 types of data extracting
  • It is compatible with the latest iOS version and the latest iCloud sign in method.
  • It can selectively restore data from both iTunes and iCloud backup.

You can use iMyFone iTransor in the following way to backup the data on your iOS device

Step 1: After downloading and launching the program on your system, click on "Acquire Backup from Device & iCloud" and then on "Back Up Device".

main interface

Step 2: Connect your iOS device to the system, tap on "Trust this Computer" when prompted.

Step 3: On the right side of the screen you will be given two options to create a backup, you can either perform full data backup or selectively backup a few files, select one option based on your preference.

backup data

Step 4: Click on "Back Up" to start the backup process.

backup process

You will be notified once the backup process gets completed successfully.

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To restore data with iMyFone iTransor:

Step 1: Choose the backup to restore, and choose one or more data types you need to restore from the list.

choose data

Step 2: You can choose to preview data and restore them. The unique preview features can help you know the specific contents of the data you choosed, that means you will not restore the whole backup ro your device with many duplicate files.

choose data

Step 3: Finally, the program will start the progress after your choosing. You can check the data on your device after few minutes.

choose data

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Part 3: What If Want to Downgrade from iOS 13 To iOS 12 But Forgot to Do iCloud Backup

Several users have upgraded their device to iOS 13 to check out the new features and when they downgraded to iOS 12 they lost a lot of data. Are you also facing a similar issue? Not to worry! Even if you have not created iCloud backup you can safely downgrade to iOS 12 without any data loss with the help of iMyFone Fixppo. You don't even need to jailbreak your device in order to do this. Also, several users also experienced their iOS device getting stuck in Recovery Mode. You can use iMyFone Fixppo in order to easily enter and exit Recovery Mode as well. With the help of this tool you can fix all the major as well as the minor technical glitches on your iOS device. You can use iMyFone Fixppo in the following way to downgrade to iOS 12 safely.

Step 1: After downloading and launching iMyFone Fixppo, click on "Standard Mode" from the main interface and then with the help of a USB lightning cable connect your iOS device to the system.

fixppo main interface

Step 2: Click on "Start" so that your iOS device gets detected.

device detected

Step 3: From the option available in the drop down menu, select your device model and iOS 12 as the version to which you wish to downgrade and then proceed to click on "Download".

download firmware

Step 4: Once the download is completed, click on "Start to Fix".

start downgrade

Once the process gets completed, restart your device and you can see that it has been downgraded to iOS 12.

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Extra Part: What If You Have Lost Data After iOS 13 Beta 3/4 Downgrading or Upgrading

Many people have reportedly lost the important data stored on their iOS devices when they downgraded to iOS 12 from iOS 13 Beta. If you are one of them then you can make use of iMyFone D-Back in order to recover the files. You can use this program to recover the files in the following way. It is especially professional in data recovery after iOS upgrading or downgrading.

Step 1: After downloading iMyFone D-Back on your system, launch it and then click on "Smart Recovery" and then on "Start".

d-back main interface

Step 2: Select an option to show how you lost the file, in this case you can choose "Factory reset, jailbreak or iOS upgrade".

lost files

Step 3: The program will then scan and recover the lost data which you can recover.

This is an effective program which can help you recover any data which you have accidentally deleted or lost.

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Prior to any upgrade or downgrade, creating a backup of your files is very essential. With the introduction of the new iOS 13, several iOS users have lost data while upgrading or downgrading their devices. Although you can perform the iCloud backup or restore, due to the many limitations a better alternative would be iMyFone iTransor to backup or restorethe files. If you want an easy way to downgrade your iOS 13 system to iOS 12, you can make use of iMyFone Fixppo. If you have already downgraded your iOS system but have lost some data you can recover it easily through iMyFone D-Back. You can fully trust iMyFone because it was highly recommended by many authoritative medias like: Cult of Mac, MakeUseOf, Macworld.